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  • History Matters: A Poet's Vision from 100 years ago

    100 Years Ago A Poet's Vision From the social column: "Mr. and Mrs. William A. Steward and Miss Sadie Steward will sail for Europe in January and spend the balance of the winter abroad." From a large Times ad about a play coming to Ellicott City:...
  • Citizens on Patrol groups honored at downtown Towson celebration

    Citizens on Patrol groups honored at downtown Towson celebration
    More than 100 people arrived early before Towson's weekly Feet on the Street celebration Friday night to honor local residents and law enforcement officials at the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol Rally Against Crime. "It went very well," Pat France, vice...
  • Chagall Trio Plus One adds up to noteworthy concert

    A chamber music group accustomed to playing the ample repertory written for piano trio gets to explore the quartet repertory when the Chagall Trio Plus One performs for the Sundays at Three series on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church,...
  • Senior Circles: Behind enemy lines in 1944 — a harrowing tale of escape in Holland

    We commemorate the surprise attack by the Japanese on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941. The attack forced the United States entry into World War II. Americans, who grew up during the difficult times of the Great...
  • Despite 'discomfort' with capitalism, France must be doing something right

    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column on French economic policy is unfairly critical of a great nation that perhaps has contributed more to the world's culture — in literature, music, philosophy and art — than any other country on earth...
  • France-Merrick Foundation appoints new executive director

    France-Merrick Foundation appoints new executive director
    Amy Michelle Gross has been appointed to replace Robert W. Schaefer as executive director of the France-Merrick Foundation, the Baltimore-based charity announced Tuesday. Schaefer is retiring after 17 years leading the area's fourth largest charitable...
  • Lafayette Trail in Havre de Grace named for key figure in local and world history [Editorial]

    Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812. The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
  • Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, Hopkins professor

    Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, Hopkins professor
    Jean-Pierre G. Meyer, former professor and chairman of the Johns Hopkins University mathematics department whose escape from Nazi-occupied France became the subject of a children's book, died April 24 of heart failure at his Guilford residence. He was 83....
  • Joseph A. Miklasz, attorney

    Joseph A. Miklasz, attorney
    Joseph A. Miklasz, a trial attorney who practiced in Glen Burnie and was a wine collector, died of cancer Sunday at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 71 and lived in Crownsville. Born in Baltimore, he was raised in Severn and in East Baltimore, where he...
  • HdG's 10th community yard sale is Saturday

    Hello dear readers, Saturday is the 10th Havre de Grace Community Yard Sale (April 27 – raindate April 28). Spaces are available by phoning 410-939-6562, to benefit the Havre de Grace Historic Preservations Commission. A final comprehensive list is...
  • A stirring production of 'Les Miserables' at the Hippodrome

    A stirring production of 'Les Miserables' at the Hippodrome
    There's something about "Les Miserables" that keeps me coming back. It's not that "Les Miz," running through Sunday at the Hippodrome Theatre, is my favorite musical. Far from it. It's all too easy to point out the technical flaws in Claude-Michel...
  • Thatcher and the Falklands

    Thatcher and the Falklands
    Regarding the recent article, "Argentine leader not on list for Thatcher funeral" (April 12), it seems logical that to me Great Britain did not invite Cristina Fernandez, the president of Argentina to Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The news item, however,...